Car Care Tips

April 2017

Cool Running in Huntersville

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper p... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Huntersville. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad ar... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Viva la Difference

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Every vehicle on North Carolina roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Huntersville residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For ex... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Huntersville man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Today

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Huntersville drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Huntersville, bits of the surface of... Read More

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